5,573. 1/24/2004

“David Kay resigned as head of the Iraq Survey Group that month [January 24, 2004] and testified before Congress that there were no WMD stockpiles to be found. ‘It turns out we were all wrong, probably, in my judgment,’ Kay stated. Along with prominent Democrats, Kay called for an independent outside inquiry into the apparent failure of U.S. intelligence. But Kay stated he did not believe the [Bush] administration had pressured intelligence analysts to exaggerate the threat.”

 – Scott McClellan, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception, Page 202

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